Clyde H. Hamilton

Hon. Clyde H. Hamilton
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Address: 1100 East Main Street, Suite 501
Richmond, VA 23219-3517
Phone: (803) 765-5461
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Position Bar Admissions Education
Honors Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
Senior Judge, since November 30, 1999

Appointed 1991 by President Bush
Bar Admissions:
South Carolina, 1961
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1961
Honors: With Honors
Law Review: George Washington University Law Review, Editorial Staff, 1959 - 1960

Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1956
Honors: Wofford Chapter of Delta Phi Alpha

Published Works:
Federal Sentencing Guidelines: Sweeping Changes in Federal Criminal Law, South Carolina Lawyer, July-Aug, 1989

Honors and Awards:
Wofford College National Alumni Association, 1991 Alumni Distinguished Service Award

Founding Member and President, John Belton O'Neall American Inn of Court at Columbia, 1987 - 1988

Professional Associations and Memberships:
South Carolina Supreme Court, 1980 - 1981
Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline

South Carolina Bar Association

Spartanburg Methodist College, 1979 - 1984

Past Employment Positions:
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Judge, July 22, 1991 - November 30, 1999

U. S. District Court, District of South Carolina, Judge, December 1, 1981 - July 31, 1991

Butler, Means, Evins & Browne Spartanburg, South Carolina, Partner, 1963 - 1981

Private Practice, Edgefield, South Carolina, Attorney, 1961 - 1963

U.S. Army, Reserve Captain, 1956 - 1958

Delta Phi Alpha
Birth Information:
1934, Edgefield, South Carolina, United States of America

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